UK-based home builder Countryside Properties, along with housing association L&Q, and land owner and partner GLA, has secured planning application from Deputy Mayor of London Jules Pipe for the £1bn development at Beam Park in East London.
Australian infrastructure group Lendlease and London and Continental Railways (LCR), wholly owned by the Department for Transport (DfT), have secured approval from the London Legacy Development Corporation for a new commercial building at the £2.4bn International Quarter London (IQL) in Stratford, London.
A joint venture comprising Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital have submitted plans to Birmingham City Council to build a £125m mixed-use scheme at the four-acre AE Harris site in the Jewellery Quarter, an area of central Birmingham, UK.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a $300m loan to finance the construction of a four-lane, 12km road on the East-West Highway (EWH) between Khevi and Ubisa in Georgia, a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
McLaren Construction has been selected for McLaren Property’s student accommodation development at The Oaks in Coventry, UK.
Work on the Royal Liverpool Hospital is set to restart, as the UK government has decided to end the private finance deal and continue work on the new hospital with public sector funding.
British construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall has been selected by Leeds City Council as one of two construction partners to deliver the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
Wates Construction has been selected by Liverpool City Council to construct a new 200-bedroom, upscale hotel in the city.
British property developer Ashfield Land and investor, developer and manager of logistics real estate Gazeley have submitted proposals to the Planning Inspectorate for the development of Rail Central in the UK.
Galliford Try Partnerships, in joint venture with Notting Hill Genesis, has secured planning consent for the second phase of development at Gallions Quarter as part of the wider regeneration of Royal Albert Wharf in East London.
A consortium comprising Colas Rail and Alstom has won a €155m contract from the Société du Grand Paris for track, rigid catenary and linear equipment for Line 15 South – East sector of the Grand Paris Express.
Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure has been selected by Hackney Council via the Southern Construction Framework as preferred bidder for the development of the first phase of a mixed-use community in the UK for which both parties signed a pre-construction services agreement.
Eggborough Power has secured planning permission from the government for the construction of a new 2,500MW gas-fired power plant at Eggborough near Selby in North Yorkshire, UK.
BAM has won a contract from ETH Zürich, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, for the construction of a new BSS laboratory and research centre on the Schällemätteli campus in Basel, Switzerland.
British consultancy and construction firm Mace has been appointed by residential owner and rental management company Get Living to build N06 East Village, a residential project in the UK.
Construction firm Willmott Dixon has been chosen by Winchester City Council to build a £38m Sport and Leisure Centre at Bar End in Winchester, UK.
Specialty chemicals manufacturer LANXESS is building a new multi-million euro plastics compounding facility at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site in Germany.
The Bristol Flyers, a professional basketball team based in Bristol, England, has unveiled plans for a new £100m sports arena at Ashton Gate stadium in south Bristol.
UK’s residential landlord Grainger has appointed Engie Regeneration as the main contractor for the Newbury PRS scheme, which will deliver 232 new homes for rent.
A consortium, comprising PORR, PORR Bau, Gulermak Agir Sanayi Inşaat ve Taahhut and Energopol-Szczecin, has signed a €150m contract with the City of Świnoujście for the construction of the Świnoujście tunnel in Poland.